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Default Retirement Age to be abolished

The Government have confirmed that the Default Retirement Age will be abolished from 1 October 2011.

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Swine flu- Guidance for Employers

There is concern regarding the rising number of swine flu cases in the United Kingdom in recent months. In the employment context, this is of particular interest to employers as …

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New Compensation Limits

From 1 February 2011, increases to limits on some employment tribunal awards come into force following the publication of The Employment Rights (Increase in Limits) Order 2010. The increases are …

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Compromise Agreements and the Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act 2010 appears to preclude lawyers who advised employees in relation to a disciplinary process from then advising on a related compromise agreement.

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Impact of the Spending Review on Public Services

The four year public spending plan was introduced by the Coalition Government this month (20 October 2010). The much publicised Review details how Britain’s deficit can be dealt with in order to restore economic stability. In an attempt to achieve the reduction in deficit, the Coalition Government announced in June 2010 that public spending would face the most dramatic reforms and as a result, Britain can expect to see a reduction in general government employment of 490,000 by 2014-2015.

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